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in 1853 in response to a freight elevator accident in new york city. until that time, elevators were quite common in buildings but typically used just for handling freight. elisha otis -- elijah otis successfully demonstrated the safety device he had created. even of the elevator and he cut the device, and he did not fall. everyone was impressed by that. in 1857, the oldest brother's company installed their first passenger elevator on broadway in new york. believe it or not, many of those first elevators were actually started and stopped by a hand broke. >> what drove those old elevators? what was their motive power? >> in some cases, they might have even been hp. >> and then changed to electric? >> electric cited to come in the 1890's, and that was around the time when the elevator stopped from material handling and started to be used more frequently for passengers. in 1878, there was a demonstration of the other thing that allowed architects to build taller buildings was the advent of a higher quality steel manufacturing. in 19003, the first production year track models were introduced,
, it seemed like they had the process down in a lot of the areas whereas in some areas here in new york city some of the voting poll areas, didn't have it down, and they had huge lines, and they weren't even affected by the hurricane. >> take two, twitter talk. the photo of the president hugging the first lady, been talking about it this morning, became the most popular twitter message of all time. >> retweeted. >> half a million times and there's a before and after image of the obama family, then and now, and it has gone viral, too. we've got that picture to show >> you what's amazing, i think is just seeing how much the girls have grown up in this time. this is the before picture. this is four years ago, and then now, look at them. i mean, malia is almost as tall as michelle and -- and sasha, they are just gorgeous and beautiful growing up so nicely. >> and the president's got a bit more gray hair. >> what i liked about michelle, obviously everybody looks at what she's wearing, so last night, of course, everybody is like what is she wearing? and interesting to note she's wearing a recycled
sandy. some new jersey and new york residents are being warned to evacuate. new york city closing parks, playgrounds and beaches and ordering construction sites to be secured. >> i think the cold is going to get them and the snow that is going to stop or delay the recovery efforts because they don't have power and it is 30°, brutal. color coded to show with you what is going on. there you go, you can see the snow lining up from boston down to almost delaware. it is getting thicker that snow is and heavy at times. the fact these people don't have power and it is snowing, it is almost like being in an ice storm in the south if you have been there you get the ice storm, it comes in, cold then you don't have power forever that's what they are dealing with thoughts out for those folks hopefully that relief we sent with that day of giving is going to help clouds from emeryville back towards san francisco one more picture san jose starting to see clouds dissipate enough for sun to breakthrough. doppler showing dry air no radar returns you can see clearing trend along the north bay especially
. some new jersey and new york residents are being warned to evacuate. new york city closing parks, playgrounds and beaches and ordering construction sites to be secured. >> i think the cold is going to get them and the snow that is going to stop or delay the recovery efforts because they don't have power and it is 30°, brutal. color coded to show with you what is going on. there you go, you can see the snow lining up from boston down to almost delaware. it is getting thicker that snow is and heavy at times. the fact these people don't have power and it is snowing, it is almost like being in an ice storm in the south if you have been there you get the ice storm, it comes in, cold then you don't have power forever that's what they are dealing with thoughts out for those folks hopefully that relief we sent with that day of giving is going to help clouds from emeryville back towards san francisco one more picture san jose starting to see clouds dissipate enough for sun to breakthrough. doppler showing dry air no radar returns you can see clearing trend along the north bay especially
the winner in each state as the results were coming in. that fame the symbol of new york city was it will up in blue after president obama was reelected. >>> the u.s. senate is is more blue this morning. california among others has reelected senator dianne feinstein to a fourth term. she defeated little known republican elizabeth emken of danville. feinstein was very emotional. she hugged her family during the victory party in san francisco. while her landslide victory was predicted she did become a bit emotional when her grandmother introduced her on stage. >> you have no idea what that introduction meant to me. and how emotional it is and how very wonderful it is to have you as my granddaughter. >> thank you. >> so thank you. >> i love you. >> 78-year-old senator feinstein raised more than $9 million. >>> voters decided not to shake up congress last night despite approval ratings that are in the gutter. republicans will keep control of the house, democrats maintain their majority in the senate. ktvu alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with the political landscape emerging this
to the neighborhood it has a national -- it gets national, international attention. we've been in the new york times twice. it has cement san francisco's reputation as the greenest city on earth. we are one of the top 10 city parks in sunset magazine. we have been [speaker not understood] we're in the huffington post as top it was like the 7 coolest architecture projects or recycled architecture projects. the new york city high line is famous with number 3, hayes valley farm was number 2. gazillion airplane magazine, what to do in san francisco. german interview with the national geographic. san francisco lonely planet feature is one of the top things to do. so, it gives a lot of attention. if i can just -- can i take another minute? it came together out of the whole series of public input and a lot of support from the mayor's office of economic work force development and the merchants association and the neighborhood association and the local residents and we'd like to see that kind of community input and partnership when we consider what happens with parcel o in the future. i'm part of the leaders
-finance improvements. we have found where new york city did accomplish that, but it's on a much grander scale. so if there is the possibility perhaps to bundle properties, that might get us enough heft of what we want in debt, and perhaps get a decent return but for small agreements it's very difficult to do anything other than what we're presenting to you at this 8% rate. we are -- i do want to make mention though that our rough order of magnitude budget at this point has us considerably below what our availability of funds is at 35 a square foot, we're probably 80% of that and we're seeing already value engineering opportunities where that number will only go lower. but in abundance of caution we're providing you numbers that assume full amortization of the entire 35 a square foot. >> president chiu: supervisor campos. >> supervisor campos: thank you, mr. president. thank you for your presentation. just a quick question, just an informational question. there is a way to keep track of how much the city is spending on these kinds of improvements, collectively? i don't know how many of these deals
rainfall for those hard-hit areas. but also snow. anywhere from one to three inches for parts of new york city down to staten island. also, sea bright, new jersey. the same areas that got slammed by hurricane sandy, about to get hit by this storm system that could produce winds 30 to 50 miles per hour. more power outages. isolated flooding, and not to mention, the heartache there, as many people are still trying to clean up. on our three-day forecast, there's temperatures in the 70s for wednesday. by thursday and friday, 60s coming back. rain returns on thursday. a few isolated thunderstorms possible on friday. and we stay with that cooler trend for saturday, sunday, monday and tuesday. so, if you have the shorts out today, it's time to get the jackets ready. it will be a slip for us in thursday's forecast. >> jeff, thank you. >>> back to our local issues now. another local issue getting national attention, that proposed soda tax in richmond. its measure n. that would put a penny tax on all drinks with sugar in them. think of soda, and certain juices. obesity rates in richmond are higher
. >>> new york city is warning people in low-lying areas to get out with a new storm on the way. a nor'easter is expected to hit later today meaning strong winds and heavy rains in areas still recovering from hurricane sandy. airlines have canceled flights at the three major airports. the slowdown could slow down the effort to restore power to the more than 1 million people without power. those guys really need a break. >> it's a week-plus and that storm is working its way there. well, i guess you played nostradamus and said obama would win and now -- >> there's big changes in the weather. what a change from yesterday. we have temperatures in the 70s and 80s again but looks like things are going to be much different outside for today. the low clouds and fog have swept back onshore but the sea breeze, we have foggy conditions and mist at the coastline, cloudy in parts of the bay and patchy fog in the valleys temperatures in the 50s. this afternoon numbers going down. 60s maybe low 70s well inland but we are going to see lingering clouds especially at the coastline. and it looks like th
of new york city and new jersey, evacuations still under way. all that devastation out there. airlines also canceling flights coming in and out of new york airports. the national weather service says there's a chance for flooding, strong, gusty winds and even a snowfall there. they continue to get piled on. airlines already starting to cancel flights in anticipation of this coming storm. so not as bad as sandy but still not good. >> yeah, it goes without saying this is the last thing that the east coast needs. christine, i no you have your eye on this. >> yeah, very closely watching what this nor'easter can do. right now, the good news is, it did show signs of weakening. it's not looking quite as strong as we originally forecast. let's take it right to the maps and show you what we're expecting when it comes to this nor'easter which the weather channel named athena. the weather channel will be naming very strong winter storms. this is athena. as we head throughout today and tomorrow, we're expecting the highest impact. winds of 40 to 60 miles per hour forcing power outages. some people
, new york city, and 16 degrees below normal at 41 and 48 in richmond and 58 in memphis, and so you can see that the cold temperatures in the >>> 7:39 on a wednesday morning. the sun's been out for about an hour. we'll have to wait a couple more hours before it breaks through these low clouds in san jose. you might not get out of the fog of the immediate coast today. on shore flow has resumed. temperatures will drop off by about 15 to 20 degrees from yesterday's high. 74 degrees in livermore. 73 in gilroy today. 68 in freemont. 67 degrees in san francisco today. as we head through the next couple of days, the 60s and rain on the way. >>> and that's your latest weather. impact in detail in the next hour. matt? >> all right, al. stay warm. next, how wall street is likely to react to president obama's victory. a little later on, on a lighter note, a live interview with "twilight" star kristen stewart, but first, these messages. i gave birth to my daughter on may 18th, five days later, i had a massive heart attack. bayer aspirin was the first thing the emts gave me. now, i'm on a bayer aspi
. look out west. temperatures anywhere from nine to 21 degrees above normal. in the east, new york city, 16 degrees below normal at 41. 48 in richmond. 58 in memphis. you can see the cold temperatures in the northeast. that's why we are going to see snow out of this system. that's what's going on around the country, here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning, storm team 4 radar showing light rain south, east and northeast from washington. the heavier rains along the atlantic sea board. winds are picking up. gusts around 30 miles per hour now. we could get snow on grassy areas this afternoon into this evening accumulating. a dusting around the metro area. the areas north and east could get one to three inches, mainly on grassy areas. >> and that's your latest weather. we're going to look at this nor'easter's impacts in detail coming up in the next half hour. matt? >> all right, al. thank you very much. stay warm. >>> up next, how wall street is likely to react to president obama's victory. a little later on, on a lighter note, a live interview with twilight star k
by flares. problems mounted for voters across new york city as they continue to struggle with power outages caused by hurricane sandy. some shelters doubled as polling places. in new jersey election officials were so overwhelmed with request from dispoliceed residents to be able to vote by e-mail that they extended the deadline for electronic voting to friday. >> more than 1200 people became u.s. citizen ins the east bay and celebration didn't stop there. nick smith explains from oakland city hall. >> wonderful obligation to be able to exercise the right to vote and make sure that it counts. >>reporter: she's originally from india. she moved here in 2001-today is her birthday and first time she voted as citizen of the united states. >> i think it would be a big deal but when i was sitting there i started tearing up. >>reporter: her day didn't start here. it started here. tl 1255 men and women from 104 country became naturalized citizen of the united states this morning. the theatre in oakland packed with energy excitement and new citizens. him with one goal in mind. >> i want to vot
. and it could cause more flooding and more beach erosion. new york city police were out using loud speakers telling people in low lying areas to evacuate. now this storm could also dump up to a foot of snow in areas that are still dealing with power outages. meantime we could learn more today about the man blamed for that antiislam movie. the one that sparked violent protests all over the world. a hearing today would give mark a chance to challenge the evidence that was collected since he was arrested back in late september. he is charged with violating the terms of his probation on bank fraud charges which banned him from using a computer or internet without permission. >>> later this morning three day care workers will be in court in connection with the death of a four-month-old baby. the owner of magic place children's center and two other employees were arrested monday on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter. the baby suffocated in his bedding at the day care center last month. >>> the crew of one america's cup racing yacht will spend some time off the water. the team oracle crew will
, no word on the cause of the fire this morning. >>> new york city is warning people to leave low-lying areas as a nor'easter is expected to touch down later today. that means strong winds and heavy rains in areas that of course are still recovering from sandy from a week ago. airline flights have been canceled at all three of new york's major airports. the storm could slow down efforts to restore power too. there's more than one million people still without electricity in that area. tough. >> mm-hm. >>> two states made a little history by legalizing recreational marijuana use last night. >> in washington and colorado, voters approved new laws that regulate production, possession and distribution of cannabis for people 21 and older. a similar measure in oregon was defeated by the way. meanwhile maine and maryland became the first two states to pass ballot initiatives approving same-sex marriage. the state of washington appears to be on track to legalizing gay marriages. however, voters in minnesota rejected a similar measure. >>> 5:55. our next half hour president obama secures an
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with sandy. >> this has been named athena. it is impacting places from washington and new york city. look at all this rain and snow. we are worried about the wind gust and through tomorrow there will be some freezing rain and sleet. there will be additional coastal flooding and more power outages. we are watching the storm carefully as it will impact a lot of locations. our napa was there is no storm to talk about. we do see fog. you concede that this is rolling in. for today was see more sunshine by the afternoon but it will be cooler. the temperatures won't be in the '60s and '70s. tomorrow scattered showers are possible and maybe thunderstorms. overall the we can look pretty nice. it will be cooler if not chilly. the temperatures right now is 54 degrees for downtown we are seeing a lot of fog in a lot locations. napa of the visibility is down to 2 mi.. redwood city has 3 mi. visibility. take plenty of time to get to your destination this morning. satellite and radar showed there is a cold front coming. it is interim basically northbound california. this will make its way and tomorrow a
and transparency is which are significant and when you talk to other large cities and i work with new york and l.a. and boston and we talk about what we're working on and san francisco is one of the leaders they look up to and
, this legislation will allow us to establish, along with the best practices that are going on in new york, chicago, and the sunlight foundation, that is to create a position in the city, basically establishing a data office, an open data officer for the city, somebody that's going to help jay naff. jay is like our external innovation officer. he's helping me connect up all the time with all of the different companies in the city that are establishing and creating things. but i need somebody on the inside. we have a 60-department bureaucracy. they're still working in a lot of different silos and one of the things that we still have to do is get them on a higher level of sharing their data. so, establishing a chief data officer for the city that will work with all the different departments, establish some additional standards for them to create pinpoints in every department of what their data is, what they may not be aware of that they're collecting and computers in our departments and allow that data to flow out. this will be a good addition and a great improvement. it is part of the best practices
active in open data. and new york, again with 3 in 1 is doing smart analytics. i think that's what you'll see happening as well, government starts to become smarter, make better decisions, better policies. this term algorithmic regulation, which means you can have laws and policies in the cities determined by data and not just what we think is best, but what's actually best. so, as cities keep catching on and more and more with the data, you're going to see some really interesting things coming out. >> cool. while we're talking about data, another part of the announcement today was also motion loft making private data available within sort of that initiative and that website wrieri'd like to hear a little more, john, about kind of deciding to share that data with the city and also a lot of times especially with other companies you see them being very protective of their data. there is a lot of value there. how do you sort of balance, protecting the value of your data and commercial viability versus making it available to the public? >> so, we have a unique problem, i think, to a lot of
of philadelphia did but the suburbs also wideout romney. new york, philadelphia, d.c., los angeles and san francisco's the birds that are all very democratic. denver las vegas and phoenix and the dallas houston san antonio atlanta charlotte and north carolina were very republican so i think calling suburbs analyzing pricing suburbs doesn't work. you have to look at each individual suburb word each region of the country and finally, number six, we have to rethink the way we spend money on politics. this was a 6 billion-dollar election-year with status quo results. i think the biggest success when it comes to money and politics and i'm not talking about the message but the macro-- karl rove separated billionaires from billions of their dollars to what effect? i mean it may be more effective way to pay voters directly. there is probably more return for your investment and i would conclude by saying that probably the supreme court of the united states, the second most important institution in the united states in aiding the economic recovery, because next to the fed they have done more to pump
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